You can give blood if the anaemia has been treated effectively and you no longer require treatment and the Haemoglobin (Hb) test carried out before giving blood shows that your Hb is in the acceptable range for donation.
You can give blood 12 months after finishing iron tablets if you had iron deficiency anaemia.
You cannot give blood if you are having medical investigations for anaemia or receiving treatment for anaemia.
You cannot give blood if the anaemia is persistent.
You cannot give blood if you have Pernicious Anaemia.
You cannot give blood if you are taking prescribed iron tablets or if you have been advised to take iron tablets to prevent anaemia.